Synonyms
Etymology

1. sunflower

noun. ['ˈsʌnˌflaʊɝ'] any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays.

Synonyms

  • Helianthus angustifolius
  • Jerusalem artichoke
  • Maximilian's sunflower
  • showy sunflower
  • mirasol
  • Helianthus maximilianii
  • Helianthus giganteus
  • Helianthus annuus
  • Helianthus petiolaris
  • flower
  • Helianthus laetiflorus
  • common sunflower
  • giant sunflower
  • girasol
  • Indian potato
  • genus Helianthus
  • helianthus
  • prairie sunflower
  • tall sunflower
  • Helianthus tuberosus
  • Jerusalem artichoke sunflower

Etymology

  • flower (English)
  • flour (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sun (English)
  • sunne (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Sunflower Seed

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread

Example sentences of the word sunflower-seed


1. Noun Phrase
Dry your sunflower seeds on a piece of screen stretched across a broiler pan.

2. Noun Phrase
Plant your sunflower seeds between April and July.

3. Noun Phrase
Harvest your sunflower seeds when the back of the flower-head is mature and has turned brown.

4. Noun Phrase
Phone or write the distributors to offer your sunflower seeds.

2. seed

noun. ['ˈsiːd'] a small hard fruit.

Synonyms

  • ivory nut
  • Mexican jumping bean
  • ash-key
  • vegetable ivory
  • neem seed
  • babassu nut
  • oil-rich seed
  • nicker nut
  • edible seed
  • Job's tears
  • oilseed
  • jumping seed
  • nicker seed
  • caryopsis
  • grain
  • meat
  • cohune nut
  • bean
  • conker
  • coffee berry
  • jumping bean
  • coffee bean
  • pip
  • coquilla nut
  • fruit
  • kernel
  • safflower seed
  • bonduc nut
  • coffee
  • buckeye
  • apple nut
  • horse chestnut

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise
  • moving

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. seed

noun. ['ˈsiːd'] a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa.

Synonyms

  • seed vessel
  • testa
  • seed coat
  • ovule
  • episperm
  • pericarp

Antonyms

  • depressurize
  • desynchronize
  • blur
  • desynchronise

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] go to seed; shed seeds.

Synonyms

  • spill
  • shed
  • disgorge

Antonyms

  • subordinate
  • upper-class
  • middle-class
  • low status

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money.

Antonyms

  • anterior

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. seed

noun. ['ˈsiːd'] anything that provides inspiration for later work.

Synonyms

  • source
  • germ
  • inspiration
  • muse

Antonyms

  • leave
  • go
  • stay in place
  • stay

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] remove the seeds from.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds.

Synonyms

  • rank
  • grade
  • order
  • range
  • rate

Antonyms

  • divest
  • undeceive
  • unaffectedness
  • stand

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain.

Synonyms

  • process

Antonyms

  • right
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. seed

verb. ['ˈsiːd'] inoculate with microorganisms.

Antonyms

  • back

Etymology

  • seed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sed (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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